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Social Issues

Social Issues

360 Degrees

Sebastien Aubin lives in Winnipeg and works as a graphic artist and is a French-speaking member of Manitoba's...

Banksters

HSBC is one of the world's top financial institutions and an economic powerhouse. But it also has a history of tax...

Club Native

Deer looks deeply into the history and present-day reality of Indigenous identity. She reveals the divisive legacy...

In eastern Quebec's remote Lower North Shore, three distinctly different cultures- French, English and Innu have...

Delia 9 to 5

A direct and unvarnished - yet tender and humorous - portrait of a typical day-in-the life of direct Delia Gunn at...

Master carver and land defender Joe Martin reconciles his past as a logger by revitalizing the traditional ancestral...

An entrepreneur's obsessive dream of developing an island on Okanagan Lake into a Middle Eastern-themed amusement...

Father Figures

Follows a Canadian filmmaker throughout Asia as she examines her 73-year-old father's romantic relationship with a...

Foncie's Photos

Using the street photography of Foncie Pulice, this documentary traces a timeline through the heart of Vancouver,...

For Dear Life

Terminal cancer patient James Pollard, a seasoned theatre producer, rallies his family and friends to turn death on...

Haida Modern

In the 50 years since he carved his first totem pole and saw it raised on Haida Gwaii, Robert Davidson has come to...

Hardwood

The personal journey of Hubert Davis, the son of a former Harlem Globetrotter, who delves into his father's past to...

How to Bee

We follow the journey of Don Mark and his daughter Naomi over three beekeeping seasons, as he passes his knowledge...

Just Eat It

Follows a Vancouver couple as they decide to eat only rescued food for six months. What they find is shocking:...

Konnected.TV

From a group of Chilean rappers who fuse their Mapuche music with modern beats to a Mi’kmaq healer using traditional...

Lake

Cree director Alexandra Lazarowich riffs off classic verite cinema to craft a contemporary portrait of Metis women...

Three educated, professional women in China - labelled "leftover women" because they are unmarried - try to balance...

Metamorphosis

A poem for the planet, Nova Ami and Velcrow Ripper's film bears witness to a moment of profound change - the loss of...

Natsik Hunting

Released in 1975, Natsik Hunting is believed to be Canada's first Inuk-directed film by 25-year-old Mosha Michael...

Now is the Time

When the Totem Pole disappeared from the Haida landscape for more than a century, a 22-year-old carver named Robert...

Mohawk filmmaker Sonia Bonspille Boileau explores how the Oka Crisis, triggered by the planned expansion of a golf...

On the Verge

A small group of rock climbers from Powell River, BC, are confronted with the decision to fight for old-growth...

Only in Nelson

In the midst of a raucous civic election, can this ultra-liberal, hippy, pot-producing oasis deal with an...

Our Nationhood

Follows the Mi'kwaq people's ongoing struggle and ultimate success, culminating in the community receiving an award...

Push

If housing is a fundamental human right, why is it becoming harder for people to afford a place to live?

Road to Now

Leading experts look at the past 30 years and the events that have shaped our world, including the collapse of the...

Round Up

At age 81, Pete Standing Alone has come full circle in his dedication to preserving the traditional ways of his...

An intimate portrait of a Syrian refugee family as they struggle to overcome a series of obstacles to start a new...

Smudge

Christians have cathedrals, Muslims have their mosques. But Indigenous people in Canada are used to prayer in...

The Tournament

Over the course of a weekend tournament designed for players who have a physical challenge, youth sledge hockey...